DAG 2016 – Naval Systems Services

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Replace Existing Systems with Newer or Different System


To deliver Naval Remote Weapon Stations (NRWS) comprised of remote control stabilized directors and operator consoles. The remote weapon stations will incorporate the 0.50 calibre Heavy Machine Guns (HMG) and 7.62mm machine guns currently in service.


The NRWS will provide stabilization and electro-optical fire control support to the HMG. The mount director will include electro-optic/infra-red, laser range finding, and automatic target tracking for detection, tracking and weapons directing that will greatly enhance current self-defence capabilities. The NRWS will observe targets under the following maritime conditions: day or night, rain, snow, smoke, dust/sand, haze, fog and sea/air temperature conditions that affect visibility. The NRWS system will be capable of year-round operations in a marine environment up to and including Sea State 5. The NRWS will be capable of operating or remaining in continuous standby for immediate operation for up to ninety (90) days whether the ship is underway or alongside at home or in a foreign port.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $50 million to $99 million

Point of Contact

Director of Naval Requirements
Phone: 819-939-3950

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